OSK expects almost 100% to fulfil the state defence order for 2016

Alexey Rakhmanov

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MOSCOW, December 21. /TASS/. Defense procurement in 2016 for the supply ships for Russian Navy will be done almost 100%. About it on air of TV channel “Russia 24” said the President of the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Alexey Rakhmanov.

“Updating Navy – for us one of the main tasks that we solved. And 2016 promises to be a record with the perspective and interest of defence procurement and the total number of ships that we pass the fleet. The lion’s share of the order has already been done to us before the end of the year still left to sign a few acts and to raise flags. Hope this year will fulfill plan almost one hundred percent,” he said.

As reported earlier, the head of the Russian defense Ministry army General Sergei Shoigu, the Russian defense Ministry will assess how the United shipbuilding Corporation meets its contractual commitments within the framework of the state defense order.

A number of new ships for the Russian Navy built in Russian shipyards with delays. So, in November of this year the fleet had to pass the head frigate of the project 22350 “Admiral Gorshkov”, the new timing of the transfer is still not determined, the ship was laid in 2006. In Kaliningrad in 2016 promised to pass a new amphibious ship “Ivan Gren”, founded in 2004. At the Amur shipyard, which also belongs to USC, for 10 years finish the project 20380 Corvette “Perfect”, which also promised to pass this year.